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Drawing, Elevation of a Mausoleum for a Soldier (Temple of Mars)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black, gray wash over black chalk indications on off-white laid paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

15.3 x 23.6 cm (6 x 9 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: Temple de Mars / tres petite monture J. C. Delafosse f. [Slight sketch of the mounting]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Mausoleum for a Soldier (Temple of Mars); Designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and black, gray wash over black chalk indications on off-white laid paper, lined; 15.3 x 23.6 cm (6 x 9 5/16 in.) ; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-63

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